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  • J P Brady
  • 1991
OBJECTIVE The author critically examines the limited world literature on pharmacologic treatments of stuttering. METHOD The literature on stuttering and drugs was identified by means of two computer-assisted searches. FINDINGS A great variety of pharmacologic agents have been used to treat stuttering, reflecting the many theories about the origin and(More)
Subjective and physiological manifestations of the narcotic withdrawal syndrome were produced as a conditioned response. Withdrawal reactions precipitated by the narcotic antagonist naloxone in methadone-dependent volunteers were the unconditioned response. These data support clinical anecdotes of withdrawal symptoms occurring in former addicts when they(More)
  • J P Brady
  • 1984
In this second paper on social skills training for psychiatric patients the author critically reviews the controlled clinical outcome studies of social skills training in a number of psychiatric populations: mentally retarded persons, depressed patients, psychiatric outpatients, and psychiatric inpatients. He points out that more research is needed to(More)
Comparison of mild-to-moderate essential hypertension patients treated for 6 weeks by antihypertensive medication versus metronome-conditioned relaxation versus biofeedback versus a mild exercise control procedure showed that those on medication achieved the greatest decrease in blood pressure. The relaxation and biofeedback groups decreased more than the(More)
  • J P Brady
  • 1998
The author critically reviews the world literature on drug-induced stuttering. The literature on stuttering as a side effect of pharmacologic agents was identified by means of a computer-assisted search. A diversity of drugs has been reported to induce stuttering in susceptible persons, including some agents that improve the speech of some known stutterers.(More)
In studies of the acute effects of haloperidol on the severity of stuttering in 12 subjects not in treatment at the time of drug evaluation, a single 0.5 mg haloperidol injection was found to increase fluency in 9 to 12 subjects, as compared with saline placebo. The average improvement in those subjects who improved was 25% on reading and 40% on spontaneous(More)
Clinical evidence suggests the possibility of conditioning of narcotic abstinence symptoms. Addicts report subjective and objective signs of withdrawal/craving when exposed to certain stimuli. This may partially explain the high rate of relapse to drug seeking behavior when treated addicts return to their home environment. Conditioning of narcotic(More)
On 21 May 1981 the WHO International Code of Marketing Breast Milk Substitutes (hereafter referred to as the Code) was passed by 118 votes to 1, the US casting the sole negative vote. The Code arose out of concern that the dramatic increase in mortality, malnutrition and diarrhoea in very young infants in the developing world was associated with aggressive(More)
We studied the hematologic values of 25 patients with anorexia nervosa. Age ranged from 12 to 38 years and 22 were females. Mean hematocrit was decreased to 36% and total leukocyte count to 4.400/microliters. Anemia was diagnosed in 13 patients. It was normocytic in 7 hypochromic microcytic in 7 and megaloblastic in 2. Seven of these anemic patients(More)